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Seasonal variations in reliability because of entirely predictable weather changes are not acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The cloud is more pay as you go and less predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her predictable reaction will initially hurt and shock you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Predictably they were trolled; less predictable was the rush of voices rallying to their side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The predictable result is more regulation,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Far less predictable was the resilient way in which Norwich and their surprisingly fit team stuck to their style and were by far the better side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are each a series of predictable reactions that are socially and geographically ordained. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One said that the feuding was entirely predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are the obvious and predictable contrasts between outright and mortgaged owners. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)This was arguably the most predictable result of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rest of the future is rather less predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The news caused a reaction that was predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was entirely predictable that it would do so. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In many ways this result was a predictable one. The Sun (2014)Perhaps none of this would have mattered had the history itself been less predictable. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But it is the entirely predictable treatment of paying passengers as cattle that shames our country. The Sun (2013)Organisations are working in a less predictable and more complex world than in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All of this is entirely predictable and generally satisfying for the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ocean time is less remote and less predictable. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)Game animals are less abundant and less predictable. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Can the weather become any less predictable? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The predictable result was that the buildings decayed and only the crescent and two small wings have survived. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was the predictable result of taking all trainee nurses out of hospitals and forcing them to do degrees. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And there was a predictable reaction. The Sun (2014)But that effect is entirely predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But other results are less predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mention Iceland and you usually get a predictable reaction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We also solicit views via our annual patient survey, with entirely predictable results. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With the benefit of hindsight, the result was predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her mother's reaction was predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The reaction is predictable: 'They usually say they want as much height and light as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: predictable /prɪˈdɪktəbl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is predictable is obvious in advance and will happen.
The result was entirely predictable.
- American English: predictable
- Arabic: مُتوَقَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: previsível
- Chinese: 可预言的
- Croatian: predvidiv
- Czech: předvídatelný
- Danish: forudsigelig
- Dutch: voorspelbaar
- European Spanish: previsible
- Finnish: ennalta arvattava
- French: prévisible
- German: vorhersehbar
- Greek: προβλέψιμος
- Italian: prevedibile
- Japanese: 予想できる
- Korean: 예측 가능한
- Norwegian: forutsigelig
- Polish: przewidywalny
- European Portuguese: previsível
- Romanian: previzibil
- Russian: предсказуемый
- Spanish: previsible
- Swedish: förutsägbar
- Thai: พอที่จะทำนายได้
- Turkish: tahmin edilebilir
- Ukrainian: передбачуваний
- Vietnamese: có thể đoán trước
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